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Nature Enthusiasts Flock to Oleander Acres

Posted on: March 20th, 2015 by admin No Comments

Butterfly at Oleander AcresTune in to Lonestar Sportsman on News Radio 1200 WOAI every Saturday morning from 5-7 a.m. to hear interviews from Texas Campgrounds (TACO) members as they weigh in on the RVing and camping lifestyle. Click play below to listen to the interview or visit our SoundCloud channel.

South Texas is beautiful all year round. With mild winters, breathtaking sunsets, a variety of bird and butterfly species, many snowbirds and summertime RVers alike call Oleander Acres RV Resort home. Come down to Mission, Texas and see the beauty for yourself.

Retirees and younger RVers both find Mission, Texas the perfect place to rejuvenate. A diverse population offers a sense of community in the bi-national region. With local golf courses, a rocket launch site, inviting waters of the Gulf of Mexico, and fishing, there’s plenty to do and see in the the Magic Valley.

Mission is the butterfly capital of South Texas Rio Grande Valley, and it hosts the Texas Butterfly Festival every November. There are Monarch butterfly gardens right on site at Oleander Acres, and the gardens attract several species. You might even see one fluttering outside your front door! Many bird species also fly through the Valley, so the most enthusiastic birders flock to the area to cross new species off their viewing lists.

Oleander Acres RV Resort offers spacious RV sites and park model rentals at a daily, weekly, monthly and yearly rate. Many people leave their RVs at Oleander and drive or fly down during the year to catch the best part of every season. For more information, visit their website and like their Facebook page.

Whether you’re looking to hook up an RV, rent a cottage or pop a tent, Texas Campgrounds includes parks that offer a variety of sites and campground experiences. Stop by the Texas Campgrounds website to enter your name into a monthly drawing to win a $100 Valero gift card, and to find more information about your next camping destination.

TACO Hands Out Hundreds of Guides at the Houston RV Show

Posted on: February 5th, 2015 by admin No Comments

TACO BoothTACO is off to a busy start this weekend at the Houston RV Show at the NRG Center. The RV show has been a tradition since 1965, and is currently the largest RV show in Texas. The show encompasses all facets of the RVing lifestyle, and TACO is attending to set up a booth and hand out free camping guides.

Traffic has been steady and busy for the first day of the show. TACO has already handed out hundreds of free camping guides, featuring all of the parks TACO represents in Texas. The guides are full of information on what to do and see all around Texas. Need to find somewhere to eat? Our guide covers that too. Fall in love with Texas and pack your vacations with plenty of family-friendly activities.

Our advertorial guides highlight attractions and events in specific parts of Texas, so you can plan the best time to come, all year round. From scenic attractions to historical sites and museums, you’ll have plenty of attractions and events to choose from.

TACO BoothOn the first day of the show, TACO went through 33 boxes of bagged material, leaving only 7 boxes of remaining camping guides. As customers flux into the NRG Center, TACO representatives speak to potential customers about the services we offer. We showcase the guides to communicate what we can do for campgrounds, and draw visitors into our represented parks. Marketing events like the Houston RV Show are additional reasons to become part of TACO – excellent exposure.

So come on out to the Houston RV Show and stop by the TACO booth. Whether you’re looking to hook up an RV, rent a cottage or pop a tent, Texas Campgrounds includes parks that offer a variety of sites and campground experiences. For more information about Texas Campgrounds, and to find your next camping destination, visit our website.

All Valley RV Show Highlights Camping in the Rio Grande Valley

Posted on: January 3rd, 2015 by admin No Comments

Birding CenterIf you’re looking for sunny skies and warmer temperatures, the Rio Grande Valley is for you. There is plenty to do and see in the Valley, and the All Valley RV and Outdoor Show will highlight the many activities available.

The All Valley RV and Outdoor Show will take place from January 15 – 18, 2015. Vendors will gather and set up booths to include all sports and outdoor activities available in the Rio Grande Valley.

The Rio Grande Valley is the perfect destination for “snowbirds”, people who travel to Texas for the winter to escape their winter blues. The Valley offers a lower cost of living and a friendly reception from the population. Outdoor and public activities offer plenty of entertainment so you can enjoy your time any way you choose.

The subtropical climate in the Valley enables guests and residents to enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities, from golfing to fishing, birding or traveling through nature. With breathtaking sunsets, the Valley will feel like your own bit of paradise.

The All Valley RV and Outdoor Show will highlight the wonderful aspects of RVing in the Valley. TACO will be setting up a booth to engage with potential customers and hand out our new 2015 camping guide. For more information about the All Valley RV and Outdoor Show, visit the website. Texas Campgrounds offers a wide variety of RV parks, dealers and campsites in the Valley. To find your next home away from home, visit our website.

Have a Wonderful Vacation in Marshall, TX

Posted on: December 24th, 2014 by admin No Comments

Merry Christmas from Texas Campgrounds! It’s not too late to catch some holiday fun. Come out to Marshall, TX for the Wonderland of Lights, and celebrate the holidays on vacation.

The Wonderland of Lights will be open until December 31, 2014. The family-friendly event rivals the best Christmas lighting events in the country, with thousands of white lights illuminating the Historic Harrison County Courthouse and beautiful Downtown Marshal. Take a spin on the outdoor ice skating rink and stop into Santa’s Workshop and Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen. A beautiful horse-drawn carriage ride will put you in the holiday spirit. There will be entertainment for the whole family!

Balloon Art and Face Painting are free at this event! Ice-skating costs $10 per session and carriage rides are $15 per person, or $12 per person for a group of six. Advance purchase is required for group-rate tickets. For more information, call 903-702-7000.

Stop by Texas Campgrounds to find a campground near Marshall, TX, and spend the holidays having fun with your family. Whether you’re looking to hook up an RV, rent a cottage or pop a tent, Texas Campgrounds includes parks that offer a variety of sites and campground experiences. Find your new home away from home and end 2014 with the vacation you’ve needed all year.

 

 

Say Hello to Mild Winters and Sunny Skies

Posted on: December 2nd, 2014 by admin No Comments

Are you dreaming of a sunny Christmas? Longing for mild winters and clear Texas skies? Come down to the South Rio Grande Valley for the winter, and let your troubles melt away.

TACOEscape the snow, ice and wintery mix. Stash away the snow shovels. The Rio Grande Valley of Texas attracts Winter Texans from all over the country. Enjoy mild temperatures and breathtaking sunsets. With birding, wildlife refuges, movie theaters, museums and shopping, there’s plenty to do and see!

This tropical region of Deep South Texas has an abundant culture, warm climate, tropical beauty and delicious local produce. Small towns and cities are brimming with Southern Texas charm and down-home hospitality. Culture, art and history combine in one can’t-miss experience. The Valley is your home away from home, so what are you waiting for?

Visit Texas Campgrounds to find an RV Park in the Valley. Texas Campgrounds is an association of “resorts where folks can visit with their friends and families.” Escape your winter blues, and find the perfect campground to suit your needs.